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MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 3:00pm EDT
kennedy headed to boston. >> kennedy's life and children, cousins, nephews, nieces all paying respects today to the family patriarch. people in boston and across the nation remember a legendary lawmaker who had triumph and tragedy. good afternoon, everybody. good afternoon. i'm david shuster live in washington. >> good afternoon, everyone. cameron hall live in new york. thousands of people are lining up outside the john f. kennedy presidential library in boston. >> that's where senator edward m. kennedy's body will lie in repose for the next couple of days. kennedy's family held a private mass at the senator's home a few hours ago, and now the family motorcade is traveling the 70-mile route to boston. you're looking at pictures from the motorcade route a short time ago. right now they're on interstate 93 going towards boston. thousands of people were standing on the side of the roads and highways to get a peek at the motorcades. the crowds clapped and cheered as the cars drove by. before the motorcade gets to the library, it will pass by several sights important to the senator and impo
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 4:00pm EDT
john f. kennedy presidential library in boston. that's where senator edward m. kennedy will lie in repose until saturday. >> the motorcade left hyannis port, massachusetts, about two ours will go and is expected to arrive in boston any minute now. right now you've pointed out those live pictures of the motorcade making its way to the city. people in their cars slowing down to get a glimpse of this moment. before the motorcade gets to the library, it will drive by some historic sites in boston that had special meaning to senator kennedy. first to st. stevens church where his mother, rose, was baptized. her funeral has also held there. it will then kroz over the rose fitzgerald kennedy greenway. it was a park created to give mothers and children a little green space. the park sits on the same land kennedy's mother enjoyed as a child. we are looking at the park there now. you can see people standing as we have announced and other news organizations that the motorcade will go past there. they are aware this is their opportunity to see it. it will pass the hall where the mayor of boston
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2009 10:00am EDT
above then to -- of boston to remember him. from our msnbc headquarters in new york, welcome to special coverage alongside chris matthews, i'm keith olbermann. jean robinson of the washington post is with us as well. if last night was the celebration, i guess, chris, this is the day for the formalized rituals of grief and passage. >> right. i think today is for religion and family and ultimately the returning to his brothers in arlington. well, the poetry of it all is so grounded out there in arlington. the fact that some have grown up with kennedy at the eternal great jack kennedy since 1963 and bobby joining him in 1968 in that small grave next but nearby, not even matching his in eminence. and now teddy, the third brother of the three, joining his other two brothers on that same spot, which jack actually picked out as the most beautiful spot to be buried in washington. i know jean robinson is with us now. we live in washington. and we know how that city is going to receive them back tonight. >> it will be an incredible and i think quite moving scene this evening. those of us who are
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 4:00pm EDT
library in boston. we're tracking in the motorcade right now, and the crowd so eager to say good-bye to a local and national hero. >>> plus, a new era for the kennedys without their patriarch. we're getting some rare glimpses of this iconic family all together right now. they're burying one of their own yet again. >>> and another story we're following. a new jersey neighborhood torn up over a disturbing visitor. will libyan leader moammar gadhafi pitch a tent in their back yard? i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> breaking news we're following this hour. we're following a motorcade carrying the body of senator edward kennedy. it's heading right now to the boston library he helped build in honor of his brother john. we're awaiting the arrival and the chance for the public to file past the casket and say good-bye. our chief national correspondent john king is standing by over at the jfk library. john, i'll get to you in a moment. i want to look at the remarkable pictures we've seen so far. we saw the flag-draped coffin being taken from the kennedy compound in hyannis por
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 4:30am EDT
, is celebrate its life. it's a remarkable life. >> from his beloved boston ballpark, to the hallowed hill where he served for nearly half a century. today, details on plans for his final rest. and what may become of the family's legendary seaside home. >>> welcome to "america this morning" on this thursday. ir. 'm ii' >> i'm jeremy hubbard. setenar tod nnr edy leaves hised cherished hyannisport home for y e last time today.ke lwinnwillie in repose at the jfk library in boston, beginning tonight, where thousands are expected to pay their respects over the next two days. >> president obama will deliver a eulogy at kennedy's funeral mass on saturday. >> and a special election to fill kennedy's senate seat is scheduled for early this year. that is unless lawmakers change the state succession law. >>> this morning, the kennedy family is gathering to say farewell to a much-loved father, uncle and brother. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. after a day of tributes, this is the first of three days of farewell for senator kennedy. there will be ceremonies for him in boston and in a
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 6:30pm EDT
>>> welcome to "world news." tonight, from boston. in the headlines, paying respects. thousands come out to say good-bye to senator edward kennedy. >>> battle cry. health care reformers hope to win one for teddy. but the opposition is largely unmoved. >>> test questions. a new study raises doubts about the number of tests prescribed by doctors, which expose their patients to rad yags. >>> cold case. a kidnapping that's remained unsolved for 18 years comes to a stunning conclusion. >>> and, the fed chairman stunning conclusion. >>> and, the fed chairman becomes a crime chairman. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good evening. we join you tonight from the john f. kennedy presidential library and museum, and we are standing in the pavilion. nine stories tall, that is the striking centerpiece of this building, situated across the water from the city of boston and dedicated to the 35th president of the united states. but today, it is being used as the site to honor his brother ted. next door, senator kennedy's body is lying in repose. the flag on the casket flew over the capitol the
WHUT
Aug 2, 2009 10:00pm EDT
very, very thrilled to take this show live in boston and come back and perform for you guys. >> well, because you can make it how you want. nobody says play one three and a half minute song and then you're done. i mean you get to do it the way you want to do it. >> (chris) yeah i mean pbs sort of gives you the key and they say do whatever you want. drive however, as fast as you want and no speed limit. >> i like that. >> that's sort of the way it happens you know. >> yeah, yeah. and you've done it and there are so many things coming up in the show. so many incredible guests. and you've really called them from everywhere and that's what's a lot of fun. so stick with us. ♪ [singing] >> (josh groban) hi this is josh groban. public television has been a great influence on my life ever since i was very young. and i ask you to show your support by calling the number on your screen. pbs is the really one of the only alternatives to regular network television to see of the arts in all their glory. as a young kid growing up i mean i was so inspired by you know if i couldn't make it to new y
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 3:05am EDT
could be a very stormy day in boston for senator kennedy's foon rahal on saturday. tropical storm danny to make landfall on saturday night bringing downpours and 75 mile-an-hour winds from long island to maine. here is a look at your thursday weather: stormy from dallas and des moines, a charge of large hail. and hot and dry for much of the west. >> 111 in fiend, 98 for boise, 92 in pore land. chicago only up to 70 while sent a louis and ied indianapolis are in the mid 80s. 85 in boston, 86 in baltimore and 87 in atlanta. >> u watching "world news now." >> toyota has launched a recall of more than 59,000 cars that may have brake system problems. the automaker is recalling 2009 and 2010 corolla and matrix cars with 1.8 literin gins. also some 2008 and 2009 psion xds. they will make remayors at no charge. >> there is another rrl this morning. the consumer product rrl commission is recalling five million sets of wind open blinds that pose a strangulation hazard to children. >> three have already died, others have been injured. >> reporter: roger and i remembera usually wake to their
Univision
Aug 29, 2009 6:30pm EDT
dÍa en en boston, su querida ciudad. [♪mÚsica♪] >> por la maÑana en boston, ante un cielo inconsolable, tuvo lugar la misa para unos 1500 invitados. su viuda estuvo rodeada de los hijos del senador. que cargaron el fÉretro junto a otro sobrinos. allÍ estaba toda la dinastía irlandesa americana de los kennedy. con sus nuevas generaciones. >> el presidente barack obama le rindiÓ un tributo a quien se le dio su apoyo influyendo en la nominaciÓn de su partido. >> no lloramos hoy por el prestigio de su nombre o por su cargo, lloramos porque querÍamos a este hÉroe, amable y tierno que perseverÓ a travÉs del dolor y la tragedia, no por ambiciÓn o vanidad , no por riquezas o poder, sino por el pueblo y la naciÓn que amaba. >> estuvieron presentes el vicepresidente, su amigo y su esposa. y tres ex presidentes. [♪mÚsica♪] >> a la ceremoonia asistieron 58 senadores y 21 ex miembros del congreso que han hablado de su ideal de justicia para todos y su amistad en los tiempos mÁs duros. hablaron sus hijos ted junior y patrick kenedy que contÓ que a los 12 aÑos, su padre lo colaba e
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 6:30pm EDT
williams. we're coming to you from the john f. kennedy presidential library in boston where the body of j.f.k.s youngest brother, senator edward kennedy now lies in repose. thousands have joined the line to pay the respect to the senator who died late tuesday evening. many here can't remember a time when there wasn't a kennedy representing this state in washington. the senator's body accompanied by 85 members of the kennedy family arrived here late this afternoon. after a touching journey from his home in hyannis port. past waving crowds. and through some of the places in the city that he cherished. to most of us kennedy was an iconic, bigger than life political figure. but here it was something much more. nbc's andrea mitchell is here to start off our coverage. it was an incredible outpouring today, andrea. this line, we should note is just the beginning of a very, very long crowd. >> exactly, lester. many more, thousands, lined up behind, well beyond. it is going to go all night. what we are seeing here tonight and what we have been seeing all day is an outpouring of affection for a p
CBS
Aug 26, 2009 7:00pm EDT
days, there will be a public viewing and memorial service at the j.f.k. library in boston saturday morning a funeral mass followed by a private burial at arlington national cemetery in virginia. we have correspondents tonight in hyannis support, in boston, and in washington as we tell the story of senator edward kennedy. >> if $20 billion deficits were wrong under the democrats, then $200 billion deficits are at least as wrong when the republicans are in power! >> couric: some called him the liberal lion. >> did you hear that that? we are excluded from having an opportunity to debate this because of the power of the insurance industry. >> couric: others the keeper of the kennedy flame. >> in our family he's known as uncle teddy. (cheers and applause) >> couric: when a gravely ill ted kennedy bounded to the stage at last year's democratic national convention, the nation was riveted, knowing the speech he'd give would likely be among his last. >> the hope rises again and the dream lives on. (cheers and applause) >> couric: but the legacy of the kennedy dynasty is dreams not realized
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 2:00pm EDT
family all gathering as this motorcade is about to come to boston. what kind of reception. what does this mean to the people of boston to have this chance to see good-bye to nir senator? >> i think it will be an incredible outpouring. not only is the mourning of ted kennedy, but in some ways it's the mourning of the era of the kennedy family, the camelot era. i'm just struck at looking at this footage of the comparison with the funeral train for bobby kennedy in 1968 where ted kennedy really rose to stand up for the family and for the nation in this time of incredible grief when his second brother was cut down and the outpowering thou outpouing that happened from new york to washington. he lived to 77 as opposed to being cut down in his prime in his 40s. >> michael, you were also thinking about the funeral train. there is something to be celebratory about this, though. 77 very productive years, especially the last 40. >> not only those productive years, but the last year and a hal half. i mean, among people who have the awful disease that he dies, he was one of the longest survivors
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2009 9:00pm EDT
relationship, the incumbent mayor of the city of boston. we welcome him this morning. the honorable thomas manino. >> thank you, paul. paul -- asking me to sing. i got torn out of the choir when i was in the eighth grade, i haven't sang since. i just wanted to tell you. ted kennedy was my friend. i feel tremendous sadness today. but also a sense of pride. the history books will show that boston wasn't just a cradle of liberty. we birthed champions too. senator edward kennedy was born here. man in the senate came from the boston neighborhood of dorchester where he now rests. angela and i together with all bostonians are mourning a native son. some of our neighbors have met ted. but the immigrants throughout ports, the hospitals, educated in our schools, they stepped forth on to the greenway, they knew his work. our thoughts and prayers are with vicky and the entire kennedy family. through imprint, i cross a city indelible. the new edward kennedy institute, another lasting legacy of the kennedys from boston. i hate to say it in these tough financial times, but we need to buy some more
Univision
Aug 29, 2009 5:30am EDT
noche al fallecido senador. el presidente obama estÁ en boston, serÁ el orador principal en la misa fÚnebre, todos estÁ listo el agro están para el sepelio. los presuntos autores de la niÑa de 11 aÑos que fue secuestrado en california en 1991 estuvieron hoy en el banquillo de los acusados. el forense de los angeles no declara oficialmente la muerte de michael jackson, fue un homicidio. de bomberos de california no dan tregua ante el avance de varios fuegos. >> miles de personas continuaron este viernes su desfile ante el fÉretro de edward kennedy, dando un Último adiÓs al legendario senador que serÁ sepultado en las prÓximas horas, esta noche la crema y nata de la polÍtica norteamericana- costo para recordar a su viejo amigo. buenas noches, h@h@cobertura es noticiero divisiÓn Última hora, esta nhe se celebrÓ un evento privado para honrar la memoria del senador, prcipalmente para celebrar su vida, reuniÓ a grandes figuras de la polÍtica. x÷íygs por supuesto al clan kennedy y amigos Íntimos del senador momentos solemnes pero tambiÉn es mucho humor, anÉcdotas, hist
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 1:00pm EDT
there all the way to boston where senator kennedy will lie in repose. trace: it is called the path to remembrances. a motorcade will head for boston. it will stop at stocks that were significant to his life. it will first pass by st. stephen's church. his mother was baptized there. when she died in 1995, her funeral mass was celebrated there. next, he will pass by faneuil hall. then it will pass the state house headed for the jfk federal house where the senator's office stood for decades. finally, his motorcade will travel to the jfk presidential library where is casting it will be joined by a military honor guard. he will lie in repose until the funeral. thousands are expected to view the closed casket to pay their respects. martha: the library was truly a labor of love for kennedy. he spent decades building that library in creating what he felt was the perfect tribute to his beloved brother. david lee miller is in boston. the anticipation in that spot must be building at this point. >> it is. officials here -- they do say that he is going to be in the thousands in terms of turnou
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2009 8:00am EDT
hospital, dana-farber cancer clinic, and have you the world famous boston children's hospital. kara kennedy was being treated for lung cancer and during her treatment, ted kennedy and vicki kennedy would come over here to the chapel alongside the main church behind us and he was so taken with the beauty of the church and the richness of the neighborhood that clearly the decision to be buried from here was made by vicki kennedy because of the impact this church, this neighborhood, this entire neighborhood, including the medical facilities here have had on his life and impact he had on those areas in his life. >> bill, i was going to say one of my best friends from congress, since i only had one friend in congress, i guess that makes you my best friend in congress. but, bill, ted kennedy was always a great friend of yours. you always told me about him. told great stories about how he was constantly counseling you and sailing with you, joking with you. tell us about ted kennedy, what made him so special, that made you feel like he was actually your brother. >> you know, joe, i guess --
NBC
Aug 11, 2009 4:30am EDT
everyone. yesterday was a hot day up and down the eastern seaboard. didn't get to 90 in boston. new york city had its first official 90-degree day of the summer. 96 in washington, d.c. that was one of the hotter spots. that raleigh area back up to d.c., you hit 99 yesterday. norfolk, 94. charlotte, 95. you get the picture here. one of the hot spots was tallahassee at 97. this morning it is still warm. the air mass hasn't changed. it's still rather humid out there too. we had showers and storms that popped up from the ohio valley through western new york and pennsylvania. a few strong storms out there near westchester county and over long island last night. that hot weather will remain with us through the day today. the showers and storms will cool us off in most areas this afternoon. the forecast, another 90-degree day from new york, philadelphia, and boston. there will be more clouds this afternoon. a chance of showers and storms, including there in boston. should be a beautiful day in chicago, 82 and sun pef that's the a look at your national forecast. here's a look at the weather
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 5:00am EDT
boston today to pay their respects to the late senator edward kennedy. >> he passed away this week after a long battle with brain cancer. michelle franzen is in his hometown of hyannis port, massachusetts, this morning. she joins us with more on today's memorial services. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: well, good morning. we're here in boston at the john f. kennedy presidential library where the line swelled last night. we hear estimates up to 20,000 people turned out. lines so long they had to extend it into the night. they came by the thousands to the jfk presidential library where senator edward kennedy's body lay in repose. and they waited in lines up to four hours long. just to pay their respects. >> he feels like, you know, for evybody's favorite uncle. that's what ted kennedy feels like to so many people. >> reporter: family members greeting the crowds, including the senator's widow, vicki. hugging and thanking them. >> we're so honored that so many people have come out to pay tribute to my husband. and i just wanted to thank them. >> reporter: those who felt compelled
ABC
Aug 29, 2009 6:00pm EDT
john and bobby. but it began in boston at a church filled with friends, three generations of friends and politicians, including politicians past and present. they celebrated kennedy as a tireless legislator. and as a father who never forgot a birthday who once gave his disabled son a simple and powerful gift of riding a sled. we begin in boston with abc's john berman. >> reporter: under a driving rain, under a cloud of sadness, the flag-draped casket carrying senator ted kennedy arrived at the basilica of our lady of perpetual help. at the kennedy family, the family he helped for years, knees, nephews, grand children and stepchildren for years. inside, dozens lawmakers and more than a thousand heavy hearts. >> we welcome the body of our friend and brother, senator ted kennedy. >> reporter: while the priests delivered the words of god, grandchildren remembered the words of ted kennedy. >> the poor may be without political faction, but they're never without human need. >> reporter: the eulogy was delivered by president obama, he spoke of kennedy the senator. >> a few year agos
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 4:30am EDT
the john f. kennedy library in boston. he'll lie in repose until friday night when a private memorial will be held. mourners have already begun showing up. >> i came because i've admired the family from afar for a very long time, especially senator kennedy, because he was all about other people, helping people. >> reporter: from massachusetts to capitol hill, thousands are remembering the popular senator, even the sports world. at last night's red sox game, kennedy's favorite baseball team honored their number one fan. this morning the kennedy family is gathering here in hyannis port, where the senator spent his final hours. they'll have a private mass before accompanying his body to boston. >> people around here revered him, and i think that he was worthy of that. >> reporter: on saturday president obama will speak during the private yad lour ly basilica. the boston church had a special meaning for kennedy, who prayed there every day when his daughter kara was battling cancer. kennedy will be buried next to his brothers john and robert at arlington national cemetery, a resti
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 1:00pm EDT
presidential library here in boston, as you can see, we are gathered for this special edition. at this hour, people of massachusetts whom the late senator loved so well are going to have their chance as well as the rest of the nation, their first chance to say good-bye and farewell to senator edward m. kennedy. at this hour, the final chapter of ted kennedy's half century of public service is being written. right now, his family will be escorting his casket from that fabled summer home in hyannis port on the familiar route that the family has taken to travel to boston on their way from hyannis port. the motorcade will be passing, as we have been describing, a series of sentimental landmarks. first, the neighborhood where his mother rose kennedy was born. this in the north end. then the house where his brother, john, lived when he first ran for congress. and then on to where he first announced that he was going to be running for president. all of these sentimental locations, as well as the state office here in massachusetts, when he passes fa newell hall, boston's mayor will be ringing a bel
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 1:00pm EDT
, and we're going to be following his procession all the way to boston, mass. then back in washington, a life work is frozen in time, soon to be cataloged, archived and studied. we'll tell you about ted kennedy's office. >>> and even if no one can fill kennedy's shoes, someone will have to fill his seat, but how and how soon may be subject to change? >>> hello, everyone, i'm kyra phillips, live here at the cnn world headquarters in atlanta. and you're live in the "cnn and you're live in the "cnn newsroom." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> and like the man himself, ted kennedy's final journey from cape cod to boston is intensely personal and very public. the late senator's motorcade is just about to pull out of the family compound, after a private mass en route to his brother's presidential library, some 70 miles away. the procession that you're going to see here live on cnn will wind past other significant places, including the rose kennedy greenway, named for the family matriarch, and also nathaniel hall, where boston's mayor is actually going to ring the bell 47
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 11:35pm EDT
smarter planet. >>> massive outpouring of grief in massachusetts today. by 7:00 p.m. in boston today, 7,000 people had come to pay their respects tosenator edward kennedy. thousands also gathered ahyanni. one couldn't help but think of other kennedy farewells, each one of which left indelible marks on the nation. this is day filled with echos from the past. >> tonight, this is where people came to say good-bye. by the thousands. good-bye to man, good-bye to a good-bye to a kennedy. >> he's a national treasure, but >> a lot of people didn't know, he did help a lot of minorities, especially female young minorities. >> and every piece of progressive legislation in the last 40 years has his mark on it. three hours his mark on it. three hours or more to see the body of ted yes, this state and country has said good-bye to kennedys before. sad somber, tragic good-byes, but this good-bye was different. it was for teddy. it began in hyannisport in the early afternoon. the military guard loading his coffin on to the hearse for the 70-mile rideto boston. sist along the route to boston, there we
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
, also, caroline kennedy. tomorrow a funeral mass will be held at boston's our lady of health facilety. president barack obama will deliver the eulogy. following this, his body will be buried near his brothers, john and robert, at arlington cemetery. my colleague keith olbermann and rachel maddox will be joining me later. then join me for live coverage of the kennedy memorial service tonight. tomorrow we'll be back with live coverage of the funeral mass and the burial itself beginning at 10:00 in the morning. with me now is eugene robinson, also a msnbc political analyst. and willie brand. gentlemen, i can't think of two greater guy stos have on to start the coverage tonight. the importance of this passing, i think it is an era, i think something really big is happening. it is not disease or violence that won this week it is time. >> well, it is time, time that won and time will always win. eras do begin and end. it is -- it's a very special thing that's ending right now, though. not the kennedy mystique, but the kennedy substance, what the kennedys meant to the nation and esp
CBS
Aug 28, 2009 4:30am EDT
resume this morning, and a memorial service will be held this evening. karen brown is in boston with details. karen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. at this hour a military honor guard is standing individual jill at senator ted kennedy's casket, and the library is getting prepared for the thousands more they expect to show up today. his widow vicki says the outpouring from the public has been of great solace to the family. more than 20,000 people lined up in the early morning hours to pay their respects to senator ted kennedy. >> he was a giant. more than a man died. much more than a man died. >> reporter: so many turned out that the john f. kennedy library in boston stayed open for an extra three hours. each mourner paid tribute in their own way with a prayer, offering a salute, or even clutching a book. reverend jesse jackson was among the thousands, putting his hand over his heart as he paused over the draped casket. the good-byes began earlier thursday as the senator's body was taken into boston. kennedy's widow vicki says she's touched by the outpouring o
CNN
Aug 28, 2009 9:00pm EDT
friendly and warm relationship. the incumbent mayor of the city of boston, we welcome him this evening, the honorable thomas manino. >> thank you, paul. as long as you don't ask me to sing. i got thrown into the choir when i was in the eighth grade and i haven't sang since. ted kennedy was my friend. i feel tremendous sadness today, but also a sense of pride. the history books will show that boston wasn't just a cradle of liber liberty. it birthed champion, too. senator edward m. kennedy was born here. angela and i together with all bostonians are mourning a native son. some of our neighbors have met t ted. they're trained in our hospitals, educated in our schools. they stepped foot on to the greenway. they knew his work. our thoughts and prayers are with vicki and the entire kennedy family. the imprint across the city is indelible. the new edward kennedy institute, a lasting legacy of the kennedys from boston. i hate to say it in these tough financial times, but we need to buy some more red paint to extend the freedom trail. i had the privilege of serving in the office of tedd
FOX News
Aug 28, 2009 9:00pm EDT
of the city of boston, we welcome him this evening. >> thank you, paul. don't ask me to sing. i got thrown out of the choir in the eighth grade and haven't sang since. ted kennedy was my friend. i feel tremendous sadness today but also a sense of pride. the history books will show that boston wasn't just a cradle of liberty, it took care of its champions, too, senator edward m. kennedy was born here. the man in the senate came from boston where he now rests. angela and i together with all bostonians are mourning a native son. some of our neighbors have met ted, their immigrants, their ports, they're educated in our schools, they stepped foot on the greenway, they knew his work. our thoughts and prayers are with vickie and the entire kennedy family. his imprint across the city is indelible. the kennedy institute is a lasting legacy of the kennedys from boston. i hate to say in these tough financial times but we need to buy some more red paint to extend the freedom trail. i had the privilege to serve in the office of teddy's grandfather once held. he had a good laugh at teddy and me s
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 3:05am EDT
. i'm sorry, vinita got me distracted. your fault. >> my fault. 70s to boston, 71 in detroit, 80 in omaha. phoenix climbs to a scorching 113. 99 in boise, 79 in portland. >> sometimes during the weather to keep ourselves awake and active we act out the weather. if i'm saying it's raining i'll do this. >> apparently frosty got him. >> the frosty was a new one. one of these times we'll have to do that on the air. >> when painting the town red is not good enough, how about throwing red on everyone? >> i've always wanted do this. a giant food fight in a small town. the messy event dates back to the 1940s. they use more than 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. >> we'll be right back with more "world news now." time walking and getting around in your house, you need a hoveround power chair. you'll be able to go to the mall... play with the grandkids... visit family and friends... and do all the things you ralways loved to do. tom kruse: i'm tom kruse, pinventor of the hoveround. call us toll-free now to find out how you can get one. grandpa: at first i hought i couldn't afford, a power chair, but
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 12:30pm EDT
of people who align themselves along the roadways, coming up from the cape, throughout boston when we went around, who waited in line for hours to see his casket as they came through the jfk library, there's no doubt in my mind that my dad came out a winner. i want to thank all of you for the amazing tribute that you've given my father in the last several days and i want to say just as proud as i was to be a crew on his sail boat, i am forever grateful for the opportunity to have worked with him in the united states congress as his colleague. i admit, i used to hang on to his t-shirt and his coat sleeve on the capitol when i was just a little boy. so when i got a chance to serve on capitol hill, all i needed to do was set my compass to the principles of his life. my father and i were the primary sponsors of the mental health parity and addiction equity act which was signed in law last year. this bill represented not only a legal victory for 54 million americans with mental illness who are being denied equal health insurance, but as one of those 54 million americans, i felt he was a
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2009 11:00pm EDT
were tied with boston for the a.l. wild card. right now the rangers are losing 5-4 in the bottom of the eighth. pudge rodriguez first hit with the rangers september 29, 2002. >> rays begin the night three out in the wild card, b.j. upton coming off a huge game tuesday where he was a double shy of the cycle, he homers against on wednesday, his ninth of the year, that matches last year's total, and the rays win it 3-1. jeff neimann has 11 wins most among rookies, since losing five in a row the rays have won four straight. the wild card standings look like this, red sox win, rangers in progress, and the rays win. the rangers open a three-game series at the trop beginning friday. >> out in oakland, as and yankees, yankees taking a 3-0 lead in the top of the fourth, the yankees have gone two straight games without a home run, but tonight a text message, mark teixeira, rbi, coming up big there, two-run home run as well, that came in the first, 3-0 is where we stand, chad gaudin, first start since being traded to the yankees on august 6th. the red sox storm to eight straight wins, but the
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 3:00pm EDT
before departing on a trip to boston. that is where kennedy's funeral will take place on saturday. thousands have lined up along the 70-mile route, which is passing a number of locations, which as we mentioned, are important to senator kennedy. the final stop, the john f. kennedy library in massachusetts. that is where senator kennedy will lie in repose today and tomorrow. set the scene for us. >> as of now, the jfk library behind me a shot. it will reopen it 6:00 this evening. already, there are hundreds of people waiting outside. it is expected that thousands will actually want to enter the jfk library to show their respects to the late senator. the library itself will be open today between 6:00 and 11:00 and between 8:00 and 3:00 tomorrow, but already, officials believe they may have to extend those hours because they believe so many mourners will want to participate in the morning process. we should also point out quickly that there is also going to be a special service here on friday at 7:00 for 400 invited guests. they are calling that a celebration of the senator's life. in
CNN
Aug 29, 2009 6:00am EDT
, about a half hour ago, senators boarded a bus headed to andrews air force base to flights to boston. they're all going to pay their final respects to ted kennedy. his funeral is today. the majority leader harry reid is leading that delegation of about 40 senators at the funeral today. we're going to bring that to you live when it happens. our lady of perpetual help, where the funeral will take place. not just the senators there, jimmy carter, bill clinton and george w. bush as well as british prime minister and the irish prime minister. >> this is happening around 10:30, when the actual funeral will take place. there was a memorial service last night. of course, we saw during the day his body was lying in repose at the kennedy library in boston. about 45,000 people we're told actually filed past to pay their respects, then another 25,000 were there at that memorial service last night. our dan lothian -- no. tom foreman will take a look now at what we saw yesterday in that memorial service. ♪ god bless america >> reporter: at a presidential library at the edge on the ocean, the peo
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
. his only appearance will be at the eulogy saturday at the old mission church in boston, that is how it is commonly known. he will not accompany the casket to d.c. were be there for the burial at arlington. jane: a lot of talk today about ted kennedy. he has not been able to get people to compromise on capitol hill, and what his absence now means to get health care reform passed. what are democrats and republicans saying? >> ted kennedy's absence has always been felt in this debate. democrats said that yesterday. clara castle said that if he had been here running the committee that wrote much of the panel he would have had a different feel for where the politics of the votes are. but now they are trying to say it is time to push even more aggressively for reform. that is largely preteen to an already-converted choir. the message from democrats is that in their advocacy, are they going to pull independenta alone the line? that will be a real test for the obama white house. jane: major, thanks. jon: new information on a tropical storm danny. we have more details from the fox weather ce
Univision
Aug 28, 2009 5:30am EDT
muy buenas noches, le saluda, desde boston en una ediciÓn especial de Última horaonde miles de personas estÁn de luto. como pueden ver a mis espaldas continÚan desfilando h@h@nde eÁ lÍder político como una persona que consideran defensor de las buenas causas y tambiÉn el Último sideran defensor de las pasiÓn de una familia respetada, y admirada los estados unidos. la llamada realeza de los estados unidos, estamos hablando de la familia kennedy. este dÍa no hay divisiones partidistas, de colores, tampoco hay opiniones controversiales, miles de personas, como dije antes de todas las razas, colores, orÍgenes, han llegado hasta aquÍ para rendir tributo a este senador que sirviÓ en el congreso de estados unidos, durante mÁs de 30 aÑos. lourdes tuvo la oportunidad mucho mÁs temprano de dialogar con personas que admiraban a kennedy, nos presenta mÁs de la vida de este singular polÍtico. ♪ >> con una guardia militar de honor los restos del senador partieron de su hogar esta tarde despuÉs de una misa privada para su Último recorrido por el estado que representÓ 47
CNN
Aug 29, 2009 3:00pm EDT
invited guests packed a historic boston church at a more than two-hour funeral for senator ted kennedy. you watched it live on cnn. joining the kennedy family were foreign dignitaries as well, political leaders, actors, and athletes. the mourners included fellow members of the senate where kennedy served almost half a century. hard to believe. president obama delivered the eulogy. >> today we say good-bye to the youngest child of rose and joseph kennedy. the world will long remember their son edward as the heir to a weighty legacy, a champion for those who had none, the soul of the democratic party, and the lion of the united states senate. a man who graces nearly 1,000 laws and who penned more than 300 laws himself. >> as we mentioned, the senator's motorcade will take one final trip to the u.s. capitol after leaving boston making its way to an air force base there. the casket of senator ted kend will be making its way to andrews air force base and then taken through the streets of the nation's capital for a final public good-bye. cnn's kate bolduan is actually on capitol hill where t
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 2:00am EDT
kennedys in boston. i hate to say it during these tough financial times, but we need to buy some more red paint to extend the freedom trail. i had the privilege of serving in the office of teddy's and grandfather -- in the office that teddy's grandfather once that teddy's grandfather once . we sat together at fenway park. they called me up one day and said, let's go to the ball game next week. it was a cold night when we decided to go. i said, there are upstairs luxury boxes. he insisted we stay out of the skybox so to be with the people. about a fourth or fifth inning, senator kennedy finally leaned over and said, i love the people. but it is freezing my bottom of. -- bottom off. [laughter] i will always be thankful he worked so hard to bring the democratic national convention to boston. it has put our city on display for the world. there is reason to spend some much time together. we worked hard. we worked relentlessly. we had tremendous fun doing it. we played so much good cop, bad cop. i could not remember the role i was supposed to play. senator kennedy would say, i would like to see
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
procession to boston and arrives at 4:00 p.m. at the john f. kennedy presidential library and museum and the senator's body will lie in remoez from this evening to tomorrow. right now the family is gathering at the home for today's mass. deborah feyerick is in hyannis port, massachusetts. deb, good to see you. set the scene for us, if you would. what have you witnessed so far this morning? >> what we're watching is slowly people are beginning to trickle in. they're arriving by cab and private car and they're gathering at the main home. that is where the senator's body is currently lying in repose. he's in the sun room and the room that overlooks the water that is very quiet inside the house. seeing a number of kennedy children, the younger generation that have been riding their bikes and going down to the water and they have been walking the dogs out. sort of catching a glimpse of us as we're doing our jobs out here. but it's really almost a very respectful tone. there's a lot of almost reverence right now. that's sort of the move right here at the island. in fact, when you look at s
NBC
Aug 12, 2009 4:30am EDT
boston red sox a bench clearing brawl breaks out between the boston red sox and the detroit tigers. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm kristen well ger. today we begin with town hall turmoil. with public meetings on the issue of health care across the nation, president obama managed to hold a civil meeting on the subject yesterday and used a new spin on his campaign for health care reform. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: president obama went to new hampshire to reform late his health care pitch. it's taken a beating in the latest polls. insurance reform is the new obama spin. >> getting a good deal from the insurance coverers. that's what i'm fighting for. >> reporter: no ban on reexisting conditions. no canceling insurance if you get sick. >> your health insurance should be there for you when it counts. not just when you're paying premiums but when you actually get sick. and it will be when we pass this plan. >> reporter: outside were pro obama demonstrators and opponents. some with nasty signs. one with a handgun. licensed s
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 7:00am EDT
"early" this thursday morning, august 27th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning from boston. this is the john f. kennedy presidential library, where the public today will come to honor the late senator edward kennedy. this place dedicated to a slain american president will today serve as a shrine to his younger brother, a beloved american senator. welcome to "the early show," everyone. i'm maggie rodriguez here in boston. harry and julie are off today. chris wragge is here in new york. chris, we were joking today because we think all this wind today is fitting for the kennedys. the tousled hair a perfect day for sailing, a wonderful day for the public and the kennedy family to gather here of all places to remember teddy kennedy. sort of symbolic of the older brother looking down looking after the younger brother. >> maggie coming up we'll have coverage of senator kennedy's memorial plans as well. and we'll have reaction from some of the senator's closest colleagues including senator orrin hatch. all of that coming up. right now let's go back to you in boston. >> we'll also d
Univision
Aug 27, 2009 6:30pm EDT
noches el cuerpo del senador kennedy se encuentra biwrbócqjkph@ de boston que lle el nombre de su hermano. se espera la asistencia de miles de personas para despedir a uno d polítih@ más influyentes del último siglo en los estados unidos. edwards kennedy permanecerá en boston 2 días hasta su entierro en washington, para la familia kennedy es el segundo entierro en menos de un mes y se encuentran en las afueras de la biblioteca. >> buenas tardes. el más joven de los 3 legendarios hermanos kennedy se encuentra en este momento aquí en la bilbibliotec presidencial. y el pueblo verdaderamente cuando ustedes mencionaba se ha volcado, más de 1.600 personas estaban en línea antes que se pudieron abrir las puertas cuando se abrieron hace momentos y es aquí en boston dónde el legado del presidente kennedy de su hermano el senador kennedy adiere un rostro humano el rostro de aquellos a quienes sirvió por casi medio siglo. >> como una guardia militar con honor partieron esta tarde situs de una mis privada para su último recorrido por el estado que representó 47 años. >> la nuev
Univision
Aug 28, 2009 6:30pm EDT
y ante todo vino su pueblo en masa. >>> y edna, ya cerraron las puertas, pero la policía de boston dijo que más de 50 mil personas pasaron por aquí, y a las 7 de la noche celebrarán una conmemoración de su vida, sera para ver el compromiso público que tenía, un cantante famoso cantará su canción favorita: se llama el sueño imposible, y colegas y amigos se esperan que compartan anecdotas, y sobre sus logros y cómo hacia su maniobra para lograr lo que quería en el senado. >>> es un evento privado y el tono que se espera es un tono alegre. >>> sí. y hrá un video especial de un famoso productor que hará un video como tributo. >>> muchas gracias por estar en vivo desde allí. >>> y se estima que medio millón de hispanos viven aquí en massachuset massachusetts, y esta tarde tuvimos de organizar una escie de foro donde hablamos con lideres y activistas de boston quien dicen sentirse tristes por la perdida de uno de los grandes defensores de los inmigrantes. >>> activistas y lideres están desconsolados, lamentan la muerte de un fuerte aliado. >>> fue instrumental que se lo
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 7:00pm EDT
, over the sagamore bridge. ( applause ) into boston, where thousands lined the streets, paying hom annual to the man who represented them for nearly five deckades. >> he just wanted to make the world a better place and i don't feel as comfortable without him in congress any more. >> couric: weaving his way through the boston's north end, across the rose kennedy greenway a park the senator named for her in 1992, to the historic faneuil hall. the journey continued past the office where he worked as an assistant district attorney in his late 20s, and by the house he lived in when he first ran for the senate. it ended at the john f. kennedy presidential library, where people from all over the globe were waiting. why did you want to come here today? >> he encourages us because he makes us feel like we are all the same, regardless of our socioeconomic status. >> he was a giant, more than a& man died. much more than a man died, and we'll never see the likes of him if we're alive today, i don't know how long it will take for this country to develop somebody like him. >> couric: and the tri
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